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Wendy Cevola 11/22/17 Day Seven on the Big Island of Hawaii in the town of Pahoa.
danlovestikis
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Posted: 2014-09-09 10:02 pm   Permalink

zerostreet I could only wish.

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My finds on our trip were all for working clay or for glazing. I've found that makeup brushes work really well so when I see one in a thrift store I get it. This one was one dollar. I also buy kitchen gadgets to scrap clay. I'd never seen these plastic tools before. They were on sale for $3 each so I got each shape.


Here's Dan's trip treasure.


This is the other side of the mug on the table.


Now he is working them into his collection.

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The dreaded domino effect has happened again. Photos tomorrow! Wendy

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Posted: 2014-09-09 10:04 pm   Permalink



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Posted: 2014-09-10 9:30 pm   Permalink

hang10tiki you are a master of photoshopping. I save them all.

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The Dreaded Domino Effect is Back!
On our trip I could a cheap shelving unit that I couldn't resist. It was the right size for mugs.
I swore I could find a place for it so we brought it home. Well it looks like the nook is getting another place for mugs.
You can see in this photo how Dan is filling up the new shelves with mugs that have been in cupboards for a long time.


Dan came up with the idea of where the shelves would fit but we would need to raise a painting and two wood carvings.
That sounded really good to me because I wanted to swap the painting in the nook for one on the stairway in this photo.


Here's what we needed to move.


I told Dan how I thought we could get the shelf to stay in place so we got some wood strips and he drilled some holes for screws.


I started all the screws in these holes.


I held the shelf in place while he attached the first strip. It wasn't deep enough to hold the shelf so we did the whole procedure again. This time the shelf would hold my weight so I knew it could hold some mugs.


In place. We also put screws into the wall through the blue backing.


Now we put up the artwork above it and


hung the tapa at the stairway.


Now it will be fun for Dan to finish filling all these shelves.

Cheers, Wendy


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Posted: 2014-09-10 9:39 pm   Permalink

It never ends


Thought I'd post a happy 1 yr to Grog here if that's ok
11 sept

Look what the lil caveman has turned into in 1 short year







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I think that's wonderful hang10tiki. Shout out to GROG...go man go. Show us a photo of you glazing! Cheers, Wendy
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Posted: 2014-09-11 10:54 am   Permalink

Thanks Hanger10 and Wendy. Today's GROG "re-birth day" and GROG a year old after open heart surgery.

Here picture of GROG gazing.


The scar as it looks now.


 
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Posted: 2014-09-11 12:00 pm   Permalink

Happy rebirth (???) day, Ernie! You one gazing/ glazing/ (grazing?) caveman. Keep on keepin' on. Hope to see you soon!

 
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Posted: 2014-09-11 12:34 pm   Permalink

Amazing what they can accomplish with stone tools these days. Glad you are doing well GROG! Always enjoy seeing your work Wendy, regards to Dan!!

 
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Glazing, gazing or grazing


















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Posted: 2014-09-12 12:13 am   Permalink

Thanks hang10. Did you get those pics off of GROG' facebook page? Thanks for not photoshopping a bra or tassles onto GROG' man boobs.

Sorry your thread got derailed with GROG crap, Wendy. Love ya.



 
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What's Facebook ?
The photos were from the Grog calendar


 
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GROG Dan was very happy to see those photos on my thread. He says, "you the man". I say that you look very handsome in those photos. hang10tiki has cart blanche when it comes to posting here. I trust him to keep the tassels off.

hang10tiki Good Job.

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It's Friday and tiki time. The Donino Effect continues.

Dan found these tikis for the cubby holes of the shelf. I think they look terrific with the painting above. What do you think?


Tiki decor just screams that no wall remain blank. So I found some screaming spots.


These were moved to a new location.


I had those super carved Moai and the fork and spoon set to hang and these walls were also screaming.


Here's how the dining room ended up. We are gussying up for the Sacramento Crawl.


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Speaking of the Sacramento Crawl...my home the tiki factory is chugging along.

All the mugs have the gold highlights and I'm signing all the cards.


VampiressRN settled on the name Cap City Crawl. Cap = Capital because Sacramento is our capital for Sacramento.


It's time to box them up so we can prepare out home for the crawl. I still need to glaze a table load of tiki ceramics too.


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I dropped one of the glaze test strips that I'd made so now I'm testing MadDogMike's Magic Mend to see if it can fix this.


The next test will be to fire it.


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I told Tiki G if he sent the Swap mug that I made in 2009 I would try to repair the cracks. He sent the mug wrapped in his underwear. I'm wondering how he knew about the tradition that I like Dan to wrap my Xmas gifts this way. Cute and fast! I may have posted this tradition on my thread. Did I?


I've added this repair to my list of projects. Cheers, Wendy



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Posted: 2014-09-13 08:18 am   Permalink

Jon hit a new all time high with his pictures!

GROG - I read your update. Congrats on the 1 year bovine anniversary. Looking good, caveman!
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LoriLovesTiki you've been missed. Welcome back.

Where is everyone? tigertail777, dartharnie, ebTiki, Psycho Tiki D, Brenda's Tiki Hut, Chief Bartender, VampiressRN, Dr. Tiki Mojo... Oh and Holler Waller, Professor G, WestADad I could go on for a day.

I appreciate every post that shows up on my thread. I hope to see more pop in's.

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We had a play day with Tiki Hula.
We started with a fun lunch.


At the end of his stay he picked up the puffer fish he had won on one of my contests.


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Progress Report on the Sacramento Crawl mug. The crawl is October 3rd, 4th and 5th. Three days of joy.

My tiki factory home had all the mugs in their corresponding box.


I lifted each mug out of the box and turned it over. They had been numbered in the little white box on the bottom. I took a brown felt pen and colored in the box so that it showed less.


Next I tore 50 sheets of paper from a big roll. There was only one sheet left when I finished so the roll went bye bye.


Then I took one sheet and stuffed it around each mug.


Then each mug was paired with it's numbered signature card.


Now I taped the boxes closed and then labeled each one with the person who was purchasing it at the crawl.


They are all ready for the crawl or to be shipped. My Asian living room is starting to return to normal. I bet you thought my whole house was tiki, it almost is.


Cheers, Wendy

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Always so much love goes into your mugs!!!

 
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